Next week: CMS Supt. Dr. Clayton Wilcox.
Burch Walker announced the C.W. Williams Community Health Center’s first summer camp sign up day on Tuesday, April 10 from 4-7:30 p.m. at 3333 Wilkinson Blvd. Flier here. Presenters should contact Walker at 704-493-7720.
Garcia Nelson announced he was looking for volunteers to assist a nonprofit organization each Tuesday afternoon in meeting youth in high-crime or drug- or gang-related areas to offer a way out of dangerous lifestyles and to offer wraparound services.
Garcia Nelson announced Genesis Project’s 11th anniversary celebration on May 18. Details here.
Larken Egleston announced that he would hold a City Council District 1 town hall on Saturday, May 19.
Kim Ratcliff announced Alma Adams’ annual 12th District art competition. Submissions due Friday, April 20. Details here. Reception Sunday, April 29 from 2-4 p.m. at Gantt Center.
Lezlie Briggs announced of $500 Jumpstart Community Safety micro-grants for projects to be completed by June 30 on issues of conflict resolution and mediation; crime fighting and prevention; and opportunities for youth and/or parents. Details here. Pre-application workshops scheduled April 14 and April 26. Details here.
Lezlie Briggs announced ”50 Years: Dr. King’s ’Then’ and Our ‘Now’” on Wednesday, April 25 from 6-8:30 p.m. at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1000 E. Morehead St. Details here.
Jarrod Jones announced a political forum on Thursday, April 12 from 6:30 p.m. at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 3400 Beatties Ford Rd. Flier here.
Jarrod Jones announced a free “Civics 101: Interrupting the Cradle to the Prison Pipeline” session on Sunday, April 22 from 3-5 p.m. at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church Conference Center. Register here.
Blanche Penn announced that WSOC-TV reporter Jason Stoogenke would meet with Voice 4 the People on Saturday, April 14 at 10 a.m. at 8823 Albemarle Rd. Details here.
Blanche Penn announced a 2nd Annual Summer Arts Camp running during six weeks between June 11 and July 20 at West Charlotte Recreation Center, 2401 Kendall Dr. Details here.
Jessica Davis announced a Law Day program, “Separation of Powers: Framework for Freedom” on May 1 at the Mecklenburg County Courthouse. Background here.
Philip Benson announced that United Voices was planning Juneteenth activities on June 16 at Hornets Nest Park, 6301 Beatties Ford Rd.
Donna Murrell announced that Police-Community Relations Award program on Thursday, May 17 at 7 p.m. at Extravaganza, 1610 N. Tryon St. RSVP to Murrell at 704-336-3056 or by e-mail.
Dena Diorio sent in her April 2 Board Bulletin.
Debbie Snowdon sent in an announcement that City Council members Ed Driggs and Larken Egleston would address the League of Women Voters on Tuesday, April 17 at 6:30 p.m. at 1817 Central Ave. Details here.
Dimple Ajmera sent in an announcement of a town hall meeting on classroom safety on Tuesday, April 10 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Government Center Room CH-14, 600 E. 4th St.
Juanita Miller sent in an announcement of a Crime Victims Luncheon to support victims of crime, on Wednesday April 11 at Mt. Moriah Primitive Baptist Church. F0r $20 tickets, call Miller at 704-807-3863. Flier here.
DonnaMarie Woodson sent in the April CharMeck Chronicle.
Frances Hall sent in an announcement of an April 28 fundraiser for the Beatties Ford Road Vocational Trade Center. Proceeds from $20 tickets “will be used to purchase books and pay for tuition for students to learn a construction craft or fiber optics.” Flier here. Brochure here.
Jason Terrell send in the April 2 Profound Gentlemen newsletter.
Joyce Waddell sent in a comment about school litigation and lottery growth.
Tiffany Johnson sent in an announcement that Communities in Schools is offering a Developmental Relationships Workshop on Thursday, April 19 from 3-5 p.m. at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church Conference Center, 3400 Beatties Ford Road, Register here.
Elise Esasky sent in a copy of Read Charlotte’s 2017 annual report.
Henry Rock sent in an announcement that City Startup Labs will hold ReEntry Entrepreneurship programs for people returning from prison. Flier here.
Mary Johnson sent in an announcement that the Historic West End Partnership will sponsor two one-day trips, to Charleston on Saturday, May 5 and to Savannah on Saturday June 9. Total cost for both trips $125. Info: Johnson at 704-236-8584. Flier here.
Jane Whitley sent in an announcement of a meet-the-primary-candidates night at the April meeting of Democratic Women of Mecklenburg County on Wednesday, April 11 from 6:30 p.m. at Little Rock AME Zion Church Cultural Center, 401 N. McDowell. St.
Dianna Davis sent in an announcement of the 6th Annual Charlotte African American Festival on Saturday, April 14 from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. and Sunday, April 15 from 3-9 p.m. at Blumenthal’s Spirit Square, 345 N. College St. Info at 704-777-9928 or by e-mail.
Jamie Hildreth sent in an invitation to a fundraiser for his at-large county commissioner campaign on Saturday, April 7 from 4:30-6 p.m. at 2200 Shamrock Dr.
Nakisa Glover sent in an announcement about upcoming Mosaic Village First Friday events.